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Bro split vs push, pull, legs

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My trainer provider me with a workout that is a push, pull, leg routine. I have always done a bro split. I was wondering your guy's opinion on the good and bad of each. I kind of like the push, pull, leg routine because I'm hitting may body parts more often, but I'm in the gym much longer now.
 

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Back , bis is pulling, shoulders, tri, chest pushing and legs separate
 

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I always did back and biceps together, when you work your back you work your biceps so doing biceps I just finished with negatives or concentration curls
 

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Chest works shoulders also so no need to do bunch of shoulder presses, raises, shrugs after chest should be good, maybe 2 sets of Tricepts, all that pushing will work your triceps so finish them off with negatives that what I do anyway
 

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i do a arm\delt ..... back \lat,,,, chest shoulders , and legs ,, im at the gym about 1 to 1.30 hrs , and i take 2 days off in a row, i do my arms and delts,, then the next day do legs , than the next chest, and than back,, ,, ive done this for awhile now, and it works for me ,
 

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I do something a little different to compromise the two.

Saturday: quads and hamstrings.

Sunday: chest. Hip abductors and adductors. Hip extensors.

Tuesday: shoulders and tris

Thursday: back and biceps. Gastrocnemius and soleous muscles.

So I do bro splits with a little legs.

And just a leg day.

I am not a fan of push pull legs. But do what works for you!
 

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Alot can depend on what u do for a living. if u have been on a hot job sight all day on your feet non stop there is no way u can train chest, shoulders, & tri's with hi intensity.
 

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Alot can depend on what u do for a living. if u have been on a hot job sight all day on your feet non stop there is no way u can train chest, shoulders, & tri's with hi intensity.
That's the truth,chest,shoulders,tri hard to get in somedays..I do alot of shoulder work so I changed my schedule lately
Chest&tri
Quads&calves
Back&bi
Shoulders &ham/glutes
Throw in ab work & cardio on off heavy days.
Whole day off when I feel I need it....works for me.i do switch up training every few months.
 

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I do something a little different to compromise the two.

Saturday: quads and hamstrings.

Sunday: chest. Hip abductors and adductors. Hip extensors.

Tuesday: shoulders and tris

Thursday: back and biceps. Gastrocnemius and soleous muscles.

So I do bro splits with a little legs.

And just a leg day.

I am not a fan of push pull legs. But do what works for you!
Yeah, I sit on my ass all day.
 

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I started PPL about a year ago. Wish I would've done it sooner. My workouts don't take any longer than they used to.
I just don't do as much volume. I crank up the intensity for fewer sets. Think "stimulate", not "annihilate".

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I started PPL about a year ago. Wish I would've done it sooner. My workouts don't take any longer than they used to.
I just don't do as much volume. I crank up the intensity for fewer sets. Think "stimulate", not "annihilate".

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Out of curiosity, how many sets are you doing for back now as compared to before?? When you “annihilated” them??

And are you getting stronger? Making gains over time???

Thx
 

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Personally I grow more with ppl. When I do a bro split, my muscles don’t feel full at all a week later. Ppl keeps me looking more full. That’s why I like it so much. I only switch to bro when I feel like I need a change. I’ll only do it for a few weeks before I get too annoyed at my appearance. As soon as I switch back to ppl I can tell the difference in the mirror. Nothing better than the push day pump
 

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ido3on1off3on2off it works great for me as i feel rested.
 

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Alot can depend on what u do for a living. if u have been on a hot job sight all day on your feet non stop there is no way u can train chest, shoulders, & tri's with hi intensity.
quality is better than quanity...............
 

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Day 1 - chest abs triceps
Day 2 - legs
Day 3 back and biceps
Day 4 - shoulders
Day 5 - legs
Day 6 - chest
Day 7 - back
Day 8 - Delts and arms

Rest days are put when needed
 

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I combine shoulders with legs. Doing shoulders on chesticle day is just asking for injury (for me).

Day 1 ; shoulders/legs
Day 2 ; chest/biceps
Day 3 ; cardio/core
Day 4 ; back/triceps
Day 5; leg pump
Day 6; back/chest pump
Day 7; cardio/core (arm pump)
 

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Ppl seemed like more a beginner program. When ur more advanced bro split is better imo. Ppl I feel I wasn't able to control the volume, example doing too much on that day. I switched back to muscle splits and like it alot more I do feel like I'm getting better results w bro split then ppl
 

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Ppl seemed like more a beginner program. When ur more advanced bro split is better imo. Ppl I feel I wasn't able to control the volume, example doing too much on that day. I switched back to muscle splits and like it alot more I do feel like I'm getting better results w bro split then ppl
I did plp for a while as intensity n volume increased. Needed a change.just changed my split up,decided needed to break some groups up little easier on joints etc,and rest better,so as this week,after a brief deload.
Legs
Chest/biceps
Off
Back
Shoulders/tri
Off and repeat.
20-30 min cardio ed,ab work 3days week.
 

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Ppl is by far the easiest and most effective way for your average guy to put on size.

Frequency and intensity rule all.
 

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PPL has its place for sure. Especially for gym rats that have busy life schedules.

I must admit, I’m a bro split kinda guy tho. I love being able to focus on a muscle group, exhaust it with high volume workouts and add in uncommon or seldom used movements on the fly.

I hate cardio but I know the importance so my bro splits are usually high intensity and time under tension oriented considering my rests between sets when I’m in bro split mode are very short. I usually set my home gym up so that I move between different movements in succession. And rest between “rounds”.

I like it and definitely see more consistent and motivated workouts when I utilize bro splits.

PPL, for me, is highly effective at getting back into the swing of things after a long hiatus. Get the soreness out of the way quicker and easier to get things done around the house because of more “off” days. I, however, often do PPL on a 6 day schedule. When I’m dialed in anyway.
 

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it all fkn works but what do u enjoy so u have commitment, regularity & intensity.
what ever you personally like is gonna work better for u bcs u like it.
 
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